The Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee (SSCAC) is a subordinate office of the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India. Shri Shashi Shekhar, Secretary to Govt. of India,Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,is the Chairman of the SSCAC.
The SSCAC has a full time Secretary of the rank of Joint Secretary appointed by Government of India. The post of Secretary and other Group-A officers has been encadered in the Central Water Engineering (Group-A) Service of the Ministry of Water Resources. The supporting staff is taken on deputation from the party states and other Central Government offices and Government of India undertakings some other officers and staff is working on informal basis from SSNNL/GoG/NCA.
In the Govt. of India resolution constituting the SSCAC, its headquarter was indicated as Gandhinagar. However, the SSCAC during its first meeting held in December 1980 had fixed Vadodara as its headquarter on the suggestion of Govt. of Maharashtra and in view of the fact that the dam site was near Vadodara and that the Govt. of Gujarat was in a position to provide office and residential accommodation to SSCAC Secretariat at Vadodara. The resolution regarding change of head-quarters of the SSCAC from Gandhinagar to Vadodara was issued in December 1980.
The expenditure of the SSCAC is equally borne by the four party states, namely Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. The Headquarter of the SSCAC is at Vadodara in Gujarat.
Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee
'A' Block, 4th Floor,Narmada Bhavan, Indira;Avenue,
Vadodara - 390001, Gujarat, India.
Telephone: +91-265-2421438, 2421272, 2434215